Course Description

Deep Dive into Human Anatomy & Physiology: A Comprehensive Online Course

The human body, an intricate tapestry of cells, tissues, organs, and organ systems, is nothing short of a marvel. Its complexity and precision have fascinated scientists, doctors, and curious minds for centuries. To truly appreciate the magic within us, one must understand both the structural (anatomy) and functional (physiology) aspects of the human body. If you've ever wondered how we breathe, how our heartbeats, or how our muscles contract, you're about to embark on an enlightening journey.

Why Study Anatomy & Physiology?

As we progress into an age where medical advancements are at the forefront, a foundational knowledge of human anatomy and physiology is more crucial than ever. Whether you're aiming for a healthcare career, preparing for advanced studies in the field of science, or simply nurturing a personal interest, a profound understanding of how the human body operates is indispensable.

Our self-paced online course offers a thorough yet accessible dive into the essentials of human anatomy and physiology. Crafted with care, the content not only caters to aspiring professionals but also to anyone keen on understanding the miracles of the human body.

Course Overview:

  • Lesson 1: Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology Delve into the basic principles and the significance of studying the human body.

  • Lesson 2: Chemistry Basics Explore the chemical building blocks of life and their role in bodily functions.

  • Lesson 3: Cells - The Foundation of Life Uncover the mysteries of cellular structures, their functions, and their critical role in maintaining life.

  • Lesson 4: Tissues (Different Types and Functions) Understand the various tissue types and how they collaborate to ensure the body's optimal functioning.

  • Lesson 5 to 16: Dive into specific systems of the body, from the protective Integumentary System to the intricate Reproductive System. Each lesson is designed to provide a holistic view, highlighting the anatomy of each system, its physiological functions, inter-system relationships, and its importance in maintaining homeostasis.

For example, in Lesson 9: The Sensory System, you'll not only learn about the anatomy of the eyes and ears but also delve into the intricate processes that allow us to see and hear. How does the brain interpret various stimuli? What makes certain sounds more pleasant than others? Such intriguing questions and more will be answered.

Engaging Learning Methods:

Each lesson is enriched with activities and interactive assessments to enhance the learning experience.

Final Assessment:

Your understanding and retention will be tested in the Final Exam, ensuring you leave the course with a solid grasp of all the key concepts.

Embark on a Fascinating Journey:

With this course, you don't just learn; you explore, discover, and marvel at the intricacies of the human body. Whether you're a student, an educator, a healthcare enthusiast, or simply a curious soul, this course promises to enlighten and inspire. Dive into the world of human anatomy and physiology and unravel the mysteries that lie within us all. Join us on this academic adventure, and empower yourself with knowledge that will last a lifetime.

  • Completely Online
  • Self-Paced
  • Printable Lessons
  • Full HD Video  
  • 6 Months to Complete
  • 24/7 Availability
  • Start Anytime
  • PC & Mac Compatible
  • Android & iOS Friendly
  • Accredited CEUs
Universal Class is an IACET Accredited Provider
 

Learning Outcomes

By successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Define anatomy and physiology.
  • Know the chemistry behind anatomy and physiology.
  • Describe cells - the foundation of life.
  • Describe tissues (different types and functions).
  • Describe and recognize all parts of the integumentary system.
  • Recognize the important parts of the skeletal system, muscular system, nervous system, and sensory system.
  • Summarize the major parts of the endocrine system.
  • Recognize the major parts of the cardiovascular system, lymphatic system, and the respiratory system.
  • Summarize the major components of the digestive system, urinary system, and the reproductive system.
  • Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.
 
 

Assessment Guide

Assessment Points
Introduce Yourself 1 points
Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology Assignment 10 points
Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology Quiz 55 points
Review of Basic Chemistry 15 points
Basic Chemistry Quiz 35 points
Review of Cells 15 points
Cells Quiz 38 points
Review of Tissues 15 points
Tissue Quiz 32 points
The Integumentary System Assignment 10 points
The Integumentary System 50 points
The Skeletal System Assignment 15 points
The Skeletal System 75 points
The Muscular System Assignment 15 points
The Muscular System 80 points
The Nervous System Assignment 15 points
The Nervous System 85 points
The Sensory System Assignment 15 points
The Sensory System 70 points
The Endocrine System Assignment 15 points
The Endocrine System 55 points
The Cardiovascular System Assignment 15 points
The Cardiovascular System 22 points
The Lymphatic System 15 points
The Lymphatic System 50 points
The Respiratory System Assignment 15 points
The Respiratory System 70 points
The Digestive System Assignment 15 points
The Digestive System 50 points
The Urinary System 18 points
The Reproductive System 38 points
The Final Exam 332 points
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